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Definition of sonnet


Sonnet: Poem consisting of fourteen lines (often: iambic pentameter), each usually containing five feet, with a fixed rhyme scheme (often: abab / cdcd / efef / gg), often divided into an octave (eight lines) and a sestet (six lines). Famous sonnet writers were Shakespeare and Milton. Sonnets often deal with subjects like love and death.



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